Humor and Pathos, Soviet Style – Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
By Robin Jacobson. In the literary world, Soviet Jews are everywhere. The last year alone saw such a bumper crop of novels and memoirs by Soviet Jewish émigrés that the Forward named 2014 “the Year of the Soviet Jew.” Two of my favorites from this émigré genre are The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis and A … Continue Reading »